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CenterView: September 10, 2012

CenterView is published every other week, and is the internal publication of the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC). Content features news of interest for and about Medical Center faculty, staff, and students. Content may be reprinted with appropriate credit.

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UMMC’s Emergency Management team seeks to AlertU of significant threats

Strolling along a downtown boulevard in Austin, Texas. Rushing to attend a morning class in Blacksburg, Va. Visiting a sick relative on a dreary Sunday in Joplin, Mo.

Even the most innocuous of activities can end in tragedy. Just ask the families of those personally affected by infamous shootings at the University of Texas at Austin and Virginia Tech University, or the devastating tornado that hit St. John’s Hospital in Joplin.

Cutting-edge MRI technology enhances radiology department’s standard of care

A magnetic resonance imaging machine with twice the power of existing units recently installed in the Department of Radiology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center makes scans quicker for patients and gives physicians and researchers superior quality images.

Division chief assembles powerhouse staff of liver, kidney transplant specialists

Dr. Chris Anderson joined UMMC last year with a vision in mind: to build a top-notch abdominal transplant program that meets or exceeds the standards of other programs in the country.

Medical Center retires UMHC name, promotes mission-driven brand

In launching a new branding initiative this month, the University of Mississippi Medical Center is making an old name for itself.

Working nurses, energized faculty reinvigorate SON’s RN-to-BSN Program

By late July, Dr. Susan Lofton had not even begun recruiting students for a new program set to launch in August at the University of Mississippi School of Nursing.

UMMC researchers explore factors that could lead to anxiety in children

University of Mississippi Medical Center researchers are exploring how children’s thinking styles, in particular the tendency to interpret situations as threatening, are influenced by their parents as well as their own temperaments.